The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Back to 1820


Attends a lecture by Karl August Böttiger. In the afternoon another visit to the Gemäldegalerie (cf. 7.9.1820 and 8.9.1820), but this time alone. Sees the opera Elisabetta, regina d’Inghilterra by Gioachino Rossini in the evening accompanied by Louis Philippe de Bombelles.

Primary sources

  • Invitation dated 9.9.1820 from Böttiger to Thorvaldsen.
  • Report dated 5.10.1820 i Beilage zur Allgemeine Zeitung (mentions Rossinin’s opera).
  • Article dated 14.10.1820 in Nyeste Skilderie af Kjøbenhavn (mentions Bombelles).
  • Report dated 14.10.1820 in the newspaper Dagen.

Other references

Last updated 06.04.2018